Register for Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine
ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine Workshop
Thursday, March 31, 2022
8:00 am – 5:30 pm ET
The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine is an innovative, case-based, interactive workshop designed for providers who are new to seeing patients at risk or treating patients with addiction. Participants will be presented an overview of the basics of addiction medicine, which covers how to screen, diagnose, treat, and/or refer patients with addiction, many of whom have co-occurring medical and psychiatric comorbidities.
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Who Should Attend
This workshop is for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and behavioral health specialists. It is designed for those new to treating patients with addiction and for individuals who have had little or no addiction trainings
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Identify one's own feelings and attitudes that promote or prevent therapeutic responses to patients with substance use disorders.
- Apply the philosophy of harm reduction to enhance patient centered care for people with substance use disorders.
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the neurobiological changes that occur during addictions.
- Use motivational interviewing to enhance patient’s readiness to change unhealthy behaviors.
- Use validated patient screening tools to detect substance use and interpret a spectrum of results.
- Conduct substance use assessments using the DSM 5 criteria and including a biopsychosocial approach.
- Offer evidence-based pharmacotherapy and behavioral interventions that are appropriate to specific substances and usage patterns.
- An Introduction to Addictive Disorders
- The Clinical Manifestations of the Neurobiology of Addiction
- A Brief Overview of Motivational Interviewing Basics
- Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
- Identifying Unhealthy Substance Use: Assessment
- Treating Substance Use Disorders with Medication and Counseling
Program Planning Committee
Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar, MD, MPH, FAAFP, DFASAM, FACPM, Chair
Abby S. Letcher, MD, FASAM, Vice Chair
Kathryn M. Basques, MSW, MSN, APN, PMHNP-BC
Angela L. Colistra, PhD, LPC, CAADC, CCS
Trina Fullard, MA, CCS LCAS
Joanna Linn, PhD, LCMHCS, LCAS, CCS
Amy Parins MPAS, PA-C
Kirk D. Moberg, MD, PhD, FACP, FACPE, CPE, DFASAM
Lipi Roy, MD, MPH, FASAM
J. Paul Seale, MD, FASAM
Credits & Maintenance of Certification
ACCME Accreditation Statement
The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement
The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
The AAFP has reviewed The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine Workshop, and deemed it acceptable for up to 8 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of approval is from 02/17/2022 to 02/17/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.AMA/AAFP Equivalency
AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.
American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
This activity is approved for 8.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 2.0 hour(s) of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID# 22025348. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.
American Academy of PA’s (AAPA)
This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 8 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. Approval is valid from 2/17/2022 to 2/17/2023. AAPA reference number: CME-204325.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
This activity has been approved by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #295, ASAM is responsible for all aspects of the programming.
California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators (CAADE)
This educational program is approved by CAADE: #CP40 999 1222
California Association of DUI Treatment Centers (CADTP)
This educational program is approved by CADTP: #205
California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
This educational program is approved by CCAPP: #OS-20-330-1222
Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)
Non-physician participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the activity and an online evaluation confirming their participation. Participants should submit his/her certificate of attendance to their professional organization/institute.
Maintenance of Certification
American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory
ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine Workshop has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Allergy and Immunology, Anesthesiology, Family Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Psychiatry and Neurology, Preventive Medicine, Radiology
American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has approved this activity for a maximum of 8 LLSA credits towards ABPM MOC Part II requirements.
American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)
This activity contributes to the CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology TM (MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®.
American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn a maximum of 8 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.
American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 8 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credits.
American Board of Surgery (ABS)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME and/or Self-Assessment requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
Successful completion of this CME activity can be used to satisfy the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology’s (ABPN) CME requirement for Maintenance of Certification program.
American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
Successful completion of this activity can be used to satisfy the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) for Tmoc as credits towards ABAM LLSA Part II requirements.
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
Royal College Fellows can use participation in Accredited Continuing Medical Education to earn Section 3 Credits.
Program Planners and Presenter Disclosure Information
In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and the ACCME, the effort is made to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all CME/CE activities. These policies include mitigating all possible relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for the Planning Committees and Presenters. All activity Planning Committee members and Faculty have disclosed relevant financial relationship information. The ASAM CE Committee has reviewed these disclosures and determined that the relationships are not inappropriate in the context of their respective presentations and are not inconsistent with the educational goals and integrity of the activity.Disclosure Information